Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
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Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Truth fears no questions.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Love conquers all.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Do what you love and the money will follow
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.